Brick Hope Plantation - Goose Creek Berkeley County South Carolina SC

Brick Hope Plantation – Goose Creek – Berkeley County



Basic Information

  • Location – Foster's Creek, Back River, Goose Creek, Berkeley County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Marrington (1, p. 215)

  • Current status – Combined with Red Bank Plantation in 1871, which is now part of Joint Base Charleston

Timeline

  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • ? – Charles Graves accumulated several tracts of land including Brick Hope and Cow Jig (1, p. 215).

  • 1845 – Charles Graves passed away and son Dr. Daniel DeSaussure Graves inherited Brick Hope Plantation in 1847 (1, p. 215).

  • Circa 1847 – Dr. Daniel DeSaussure Graves expanded his plantation by purchasing neighboring land including part of Red Bank Plantation. He called his expanded plantation Marrington and successfully cultivate rice (1, p. 215).

  • 1871 – The Graves heirs sold Marrington Plantation to John Frederick Poppenheim. Poppenheim also owned Red Bank Plantation. Both the Red Bank and Marrington names were used to describe Poppenheim's large estate (1, pp. 215, 225).

Land

  • Number of acres – 1,859 in 1871 (1, p. 215)

  • Primary crop – Brick and rice (1, p. 215)

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

    We are actively seeking information on the slaves who lived and worked at this plantation. If you find a resource that might help, please fill out this form. Thank you.

References & Resources

  1. Michael J. Heitzler, Goose Creek: A Definitive History - Volume One: Planters, Politicians and Patriots (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2005)

  2. 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society
    –  Online Catalog

  3. Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
     Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
     Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII





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